New Students

Immigration FAQs

Where do I go to collect my biometric residence permit (BRP)?

When completing your visa application, you will have nominated a post office from which to collect your BRP (the nearest one to Queen Mary is in Whitechapel). You will need to check the opening times of the nominated branch on the post office website:

BRP collections walks have been organised throughout the week as part of the Internationl/EU Student Welcome (timetable to be uploaded soon) ā€“ listen out for announcements during the Monday morning Welcome talk, or meet at the Information Point in Library Square at the Mile End campus (listed on the Mile End campus map [PDF 945KB]):

Dates and times of BRP walks: To be confirmed


My visa is delayed ā€“ what shall I do?

The Advice and Counselling Service website has information on what to do if your visa is delayed.

Where can I find more information on immigration issues?

Visit the immigration pages on the Advice and Counselling website.

Iā€™m an international student ā€“ do I need to register with the Police?

Depending on your nationality and the length of time you will be staying in the UK, you may be required to register with the Police within seven days of arrival in the UK, as a condition of your immigration permission. Find out if this applies to you and how to register.